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Manufacturers Intensify the Hunt for New, Breakthrough Materials

Posted By Jeff Moad, September 20, 2011 at 12:44 PM, in Category: Transformative Technologies

As rising commodity prices continue to drive the cost of critical materials through the roof, manufacturers are intensifying their efforts to discover new, lower-priced material alternatives. On today's Manufacturing Leadership Council Webcast on Game-Changing Technologies, manufacturing executives said they are collaborating much more closely with research organizations and universities to identify new materials and incorporate them into products.

Is your organization intensifying its search for lower-cost, breakthrough new materials? If so, what organizations are you working with to find and research these new materials?

Written by Jeff Moad

Jeff Moad is Research Director and Executive Editor with the Manufacturing Leadership Community. He also directs the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Program. Follow our LinkedIn Groups: Manufacturing Leadership Council and Manufacturing Leadership Summit


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